Nobel laureate Ohsumi wins Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

National Dec 5, 2016

Nobel laureate Ohsumi wins Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi, winner of this year's Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, has been awarded the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, the prize foundation said Monday. The Breakthrough Prize Foundation, launched by the founders of companies including Facebook Inc. and Google Inc., honored ...

Editorials Oct 6, 2016

Bolster basic science research

The government is putting too much emphasis on short-term scientific research that is expected to produce quick results and commercial benefits.

National / Science & Health Oct 4, 2016

Cabinet ministers hail Yoshinori Ohsumi's Nobel win

Members of the Cabinet on Tuesday hailed Yoshinori Ohsumi for winning the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine and vowed to continue support for high-level research. "The government will further strengthen its efforts for the sustained creation of innovation, a source of potential growth in ...